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"more often than not" in British English

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more often than not

most of the time: More often than not, a student will come up with the right answer.

more often than not

also as often as not
usually: More often than not when I make the effort to visit her, I wonder why I even bothered.
(Definition of more often than not from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"more often than not" in American English

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more often than not

usually: In winter it rains a lot, and more often than not, you're carrying an umbrella.
(Definition of more often than not from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “more often than not”
in Chinese (Simplified) 往往,多半…
in Chinese (Traditional) 往往,多半…
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